Professional Recruiter

Boulder, Boulder County
Aug 01, 2014

Posting Description: *Who we are:* We help hire the unique talent that makes up the wonderful staff at the University of Colorado Boulder. On our team everyone gets their work done, helps each other out, thinks creatively and has fun along the way. This is a professional position for the recruiting team within the larger HR department, there are always a variety of challenges and opportunities for collaboration and project work. *What your key responsibilities will be:* This position is a Professional Recruiter/Talent Acquisition Specialist in Human Resources with a primary focus on providing staff recruiting services as a strategic partner for Boulder campus departments. This position will advise campus departments on recruitment strategies and processes to ensure a highly qualified and diverse applicant pool; actively sourcing qualified candidates for difficult to fill positions; devise recruiting and candidate assessment strategies for a position's qualifications and competencies; guide hiring managers through the final interviews and negotiating offers; provide training to campus constituents in a variety of staffing areas such as recruiting processes and best practices, strategic talent management, fair employment practices, interview guidance, reference checking, offer letters, and onboarding; advise campus departments on appropriate use and interpretation of Regent and University policies as well as applicable state and federal employment laws; and review and approve offer letters, addenda, PeopleSoft HRMS data, and other appointment or compensation related changes. Additionally, this position is expected to collaborate with other areas of HR and participate in a variety of HR related projects. --- *What we can offer:* $41,000 to $53,000 commensurate with experience The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. --- *Important Notes:* _Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. There may be questions at the end of this application related to these qualifications and competencies; your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process._ _The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history._ _The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work._ --- The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127 or to the Office of Civil Rights. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at or (303) 492-6475.

Minimum Qualifications: *What we require:* * Bachelor's degree in human resource management, personnel administration, public administration, business administration, labor/industrial relations, psychology, sociology, political science, journalism or a closely related field AND * 2 years of human resource experience, which must include experience in recruiting/talent acquisition.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: *What you will need:* * Excellent and active listening skills with hiring managers and other constituents and the ability to comprehend the business needs and functions of a variety of campus departments. * Ability to think strategically by combining an understanding of a hiring manager's business needs with best practices in recruiting to devise a plan of action. * Ability to persuade and convince others of a plan of action by establishing subject matter expertise and understanding the political environment. * Knowledge of best practices and legal requirements related to sourcing and recruiting highly qualified and diverse applicant pools. * Ability to interpret state, federal and campus policies in a variety of situations to make legally acceptable decisions and guide departments on appropriate courses of action where guidance is unclear. * Comfortable with developing and conducting trainings in a variety of settings and with a variety of constituents.

Desired Qualifications: *What we'd like you to have:* Experience working closely with business units on sourcing and recruiting candidates for a variety of positions.

Campus: Boulder